PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Chronicle Review http://chronicle.com/section/The-Chronicle-Review/41 2015-12-02T01:59:38-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education The Ties That Bind Jihadists http://chronicle.com/article/The-Ties-That-Bind-Jihadists/234161 2015-11-30T00:01:00-05:00 Radical Islam has become an entrenched feature of the Middle East. We must try to understand those who embrace it. By Ursula Lindsey The Latest Intellectuals http://chronicle.com/article/The-Latest-Intellectuals/234339 2015-11-29T19:00:00-05:00 In an era of one-stop thinking and instant commenting, we've lost the slow work of reflection.   By Russell Jacoby Is the Internet the Final Bohemia? http://chronicle.com/article/Is-the-Internet-the-Final/234348 2015-11-29T19:00:00-05:00 The places where intellectuals used to thrive have disappeared, but a new one has arisen.   By Claire Bond Potter Intellectuals vs. Scholars http://chronicle.com/article/Intellectuals-vs-Scholars/234350 2015-11-29T19:00:00-05:00 As the audience for academics shrinks, playwrights and comedians have moved to the fore.   By Leo P. Ribuffo The Perennial Re-Discovery of the Black Intellectual http://chronicle.com/article/The-Perennial-Re-Discovery-of/234349 2015-11-29T19:00:00-05:00 So much of their work is dedicated to insisting that they even exist. By Jonathan Holloway After ‘The Last Intellectuals’ http://chronicle.com/specialreport/After-The-Last/16 2015-11-29T19:00:00-05:00 Almost 30 years after Russell Jacoby wrote his influential book, he and other scholars look back at the status of public intellectuals in a new academic climate.  Historians Re-Enter Presidential Studies http://chronicle.com/article/Historians-Re-Enter/234337 2015-11-29T18:34:07-05:00 Historians want back in to presidential studies. By Andrew Rudalevige A Mad Frenzy of Disclosure http://chronicle.com/article/A-Mad-Frenzy-of-Disclosure/234338 2015-11-29T18:34:07-05:00 The surveillance state needn't reveal us. The vast digital hydra has seduced us into revealing ourselves. By Bernard E. Harcourt iSpirituality http://chronicle.com/article/iSpirituality/234336 2015-11-29T18:34:07-05:00 Steve Jobs sought to be one with the universe. The catch? He was his universe. By Richard Wolin A Wild Music http://chronicle.com/article/A-Wild-Music/234340 2015-11-29T18:34:07-05:00 The recordings of Bernie Krause, a pioneer in the relatively new field of soundscape ecology, tell a rich story of natural history. By Jennifer Howard How Corpses Shape Culture http://chronicle.com/article/How-Corpses-Shape-Culture/234260 2015-11-23T00:01:00-05:00 In burial, the dead help give meaning to the travails of the living. By Thomas W. Laqueur Why Two Kids Are Too Many http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Two-Kids-Are-Too-Many/234259 2015-11-23T00:01:00-05:00 Want to save the earth? Maybe birth control is the answer. By Tom Bartlett An Unevolved View of Gender Evolution http://chronicle.com/article/An-Unevolved-View-of-Gender/234261 2015-11-23T00:01:00-05:00 The latest gloss on the evolutionary biology and psychology of gender woefully distorts the research. By Melvin Konner Haunted by Spirits http://chronicle.com/article/Haunted-by-Spirits/234262 2015-11-23T00:01:00-05:00 Ghosts of academics haunt a musty private library in Boston. By John Kaag Don’t Repress the Past http://chronicle.com/article/Don-t-Repress-the-Past/234282 2015-11-20T03:55:00-05:00 Keep Woodrow Wilson and John C. Calhoun on campus. By James Livingston Higher Ed Has Always Been a Mess http://chronicle.com/article/Higher-Ed-Has-Always-Been-a/234162 2015-11-15T18:31:30-05:00 That's what makes it great. By Sol Gittleman Life Lessons http://chronicle.com/article/Life-Lessons/234158 2015-11-15T18:30:30-05:00 Five practical concepts to jump-start students' critical-thinking skills. By Richard E. Nisbett Cold War's Cool Calculations http://chronicle.com/article/Cold-Wars-Cool-Calculations/234159 2015-11-15T18:30:30-05:00 Yes, some writers had secret patrons like the CIA. But who was using whom? By Maggie Doherty What’s It Called, by What’s Her Name http://chronicle.com/article/What-s-It-Called-by/234160 2015-11-15T18:30:30-05:00 I’ve forgotten more books than many people have read. That’s an accomplishment of sorts, right? By Randy Malamud When Free Speech Becomes a Political Weapon http://chronicle.com/article/When-Free-Speech-Becomes-a/234207 2015-11-13T12:02:51-05:00 All too often, when people depict others as threats to freedom of speech, what they really mean is "Be quiet!" By Kate Manne and Jason Stanley